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Ad Sales Chief Lucas Bolts Viacom

Adding to the turmoil at Viacom, ad-sales chief Jeff Lucas is leaving the company.

Viacom named Sean Moran, a 21-year veteran of the company, as a replacement for Lucas, who was widely reported to be going to Snapchat once Viacom was done with the upfront.

Moran, who had been executive vice president of national brand sales, will report to Tom Dooley, Viacom's chief operating officer.

“Viacom has the industry's best sales organization, earning the highest regard from its partners by every measure — experience, innovation, creativity, and ability to deliver,” Dooley said. "Sean is the right leader to guide this group to new heights. He has been a standout performer with Viacom and his knowledge of our business and the advertising marketplace is unsurpassed."

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Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.